Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
922 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

...BIRMINGHAM NOAA WEATHER RADIO IS OFF THE AIR...

THE BIRMINGHAM NOAA WEATHER RADIO TRANSMITTER...BROADCASTING ON A
FREQUENCY OF 162.550 MHZ...IS OFF THE AIR.

WE ARE WORKING WITH TECHNICIANS TO GET IT BACK UP AND RUNNING AS
SOON AS POSSIBLE. PARTS ARE ON ORDER. WE ARE HOPING TO HAVE THE
RADIO BACK IN OPERATION BY WEDNESDAY...BUT IT MAY TAKE UNTIL AS
LONG AS THURSDAY OR FRIDAY TO COMPLETE THE NECESSARY REPAIRS. IN
THE MEANTIME...PLEASE TUNE TO LOCAL MEDIA AND COMMERCIAL RADIO FOR
THE LATEST SEVERE WEATHER INFORMATION. BACKUP NOAA WEATHER RADIO
TRANSMITTERS ARE:

TUSCALOOSA...BROADCASTING ON A FREQUENCY OF 162.400 MHZ...
ONEONTA...BROADCASTING ON A FREQUENCY OF 162.425 MHZ...AND
ANNISTON...BROADCASTING ON A FREQUENCY OF 162.475 MHZ.

KEEP IN MIND THAT NOT ALL BACKUP TRANSMITTERS WILL TONE FOR YOUR
SPECIFIC COUNTY...SO PLEASE STAY WEATHER AWARE DURING THE OUTAGE.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE. WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE THIS
OUTAGE MAY CAUSE.

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